Public Act 102-0148
SB0501 EnrolledLRB102 05127 AWJ 15148 b

    AN ACT concerning local government.
    Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
represented in the General Assembly:
    Section 5. The Township Code is amended by changing
Section 5-55 as follows:
    (60 ILCS 1/5-55)
    Sec. 5-55. Duplicate township names. If the Secretary of
State, on comparing the abstracts of the reports from the
several counties, finds that any 2 or more townships within a
single county are named alike, he or she shall so inform the
clerk of the county which last adopted the name. The county
board of that county shall, at its next meeting, adopt for one
of the townships a the township some different name. When the
name is adopted, the county clerk shall inform the Secretary
of State as provided in Section 5-50.
(Source: P.A. 82-783; 88-62.)
    Section 99. Effective date. This Act takes effect upon
becoming law.